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Background Check

Do you think it is valuable to run a background check on a potential nanny? What are some valid websites for this? How much does it usually cost....


Background Check

Hi moms, I found a in-home baby care facility and want to run a check on the ...


Background Checks?

I have ben referred to a very nice young woman by a church in the area to watch ...

1st Day of School

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First Day of School!

I have a daughter who will be starting kindergarten and a son who will be starti...


First Day of School

is it proper to wear a nice short set to school the first day?? my son is going...

After School Care

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After School Care

I am looking into after school child care. What should I expect to pay?...

Day Care Centers & Providers

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6 Year Old Who Snores

My 6 year old daughter has snored for as long as I can remember. I took her to her Ear, Nose and Throat doctor and he recommended surgery to have her ...

Gifted & Talented Child

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Gifted and Talented School

My daughter tested above the 9th stanine on the GATES test and was invited to attend a new school. Liberty Talented and Gifted Elementary school. It ...

Home Schooling

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To Home-School or Not ??

Hi there. I need advice. My husband and I are pretty determined that we want to home-school. My son will be 5 in a week, so he technically could be ...



i am planning to homeschool and need some help on where to start??...


Why Do You Homeschool?

I wanted to ask all the Homeschool Moms why they decided to homeschool. Was it ...



My daughter is 3, about to turn 4 in March. I taught in a public school for 6 y...



Hi, I just joined the mama source I was just wanting to know if anyone is ...

Nanny Share

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6 Year Old Behavior... Ugh!

I have a 6 year old daughter who is in 1st grade, a great student, a very sweet intelligent child and very respectful to everyone she speaks to. She i...

Preparing for First Day

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Preparing for Kindergarten

My oldest daughter will be starting kindergarten in a few weeks and I'm in a flurry trying to get everything ready. Gathering school supplies, clothes...

Preparing for Kindergarten

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5 Year Old with No Attention Span

Hello, My 5 year old son is in Kindergarten. He is a great kid and gets along well with others. The problem that we are having seems to be his atten...

Preschool & Head Start

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Pre K

Attention all mommy's and daddy's out there. I need your help... I have looked online and looked at schools and I have called around asking for prices ...


Is There a Pre Pre K?

Hi I heard that there is a pre pre-k for children under 3 years old. Does anyon...


Pre K

I'm confused. My 4 year old son is a little on the imature side and his pre k t...


Pre-K Or No Pre-K?

What is everyone's opinion of doing a year of Pre-K before starting kindergarten...


Pre-k Problems

My 4 almost 5 year old just started pre-k at a private school and he's having a ...

Public vs. Private

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Private to Public and Public to Private

Have you ever had to take your child out of private school and place them into public school for a certain reason or vice versa, take them from public ...


Public or Private

Are your children in public school or private or home school? Why did you choose...


Public or Private?

Hi Moms, It is time to decide which elementary school my son should be going to ...


Public or Private

Hi Mom's Can anyone give the good and bad about St. Walter's church in Rosel...

Readiness to Start

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Kindergarten Readiness

While recently at a preschool field trip with my daughter, I was at a table eating while discussing kindergarten with other moms, and was shocked at ho...


Moody 5 Year Old

Around the time my daughter started school, her moods have changed. She went thr...

School Lunch

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I Have Had It with My 5 Year Old!!

If you guys read my post regarding my defiant 5 year old, then you know all about the tip of the iceberg. The straw that broke the camels back: she...

Sick Child Care

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Movie for a 5 Year Old

My 5 year old daughter and I both love dogs. I was thinking about taking her to either Marley and Me or Hotel for Dogs. Can anyone say if they're app...


6 Year Old Who Snores

My 6 year old daughter has snored for as long as I can remember. I took her to ...


5 Year Old Snoring

My 5 year old son snores horribly at night. I have spoken with the peditrician n...

Social Skills

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6 Year Old Argues!!!

I have a 6 year old son who argues with EVERYTHING we tell him. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to make it stop?...


Movie for a 5 Year Old

My 5 year old daughter and I both love dogs. I was thinking about taking her to...


6 Year Old Who Snores

My 6 year old daughter has snored for as long as I can remember. I took her to ...


Help with a 6 Year Old

I need help with my 6 year old he's outta hand. He likes to tell me waht to do a...